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Helping Teachers to Begin Grading Reform: A Staff-wide Grading Email

If you've taken steps to improve your own grading practices to be more accurate and equitable, then hats off to you. But a big part of a teacher's grading reform work should also be helping other teachers to do the same. Few teachers, if any, receive any education on effective grading in their teacher preparation… Continue reading Helping Teachers to Begin Grading Reform: A Staff-wide Grading Email

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Going All In on Grading Reform: An Overview of My Implementation of 14 Practices & Policies

For a number of years, I lacked the courage to go all in on grading reform. I long knew of the problems with traditional grading practices, but my concern about pushback from students, parents, and even administrators tempered my enthusiasm for beginning a large-scale reform.  Further, I was concerned about the implications of grading in… Continue reading Going All In on Grading Reform: An Overview of My Implementation of 14 Practices & Policies